Ayah

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فَأَسۡرِ
So travel
بِأَهۡلِكَ
with your family
بِقِطۡعٖ
in a portion
مِّنَ
of
ٱلَّيۡلِ
the night
وَٱتَّبِعۡ
and follow
أَدۡبَٰرَهُمۡ
their backs
وَلَا
and not
يَلۡتَفِتۡ
let look back
مِنكُمۡ
among you
أَحَدٞ
anyone
وَٱمۡضُواْ
and go on
حَيۡثُ
where
تُؤۡمَرُونَ
you are ordered
فَأَسۡرِ
So travel
بِأَهۡلِكَ
with your family
بِقِطۡعٖ
in a portion
مِّنَ
of
ٱلَّيۡلِ
the night
وَٱتَّبِعۡ
and follow
أَدۡبَٰرَهُمۡ
their backs
وَلَا
and not
يَلۡتَفِتۡ
let look back
مِنكُمۡ
among you
أَحَدٞ
anyone
وَٱمۡضُواْ
and go on
حَيۡثُ
where
تُؤۡمَرُونَ
you are ordered

Translation

"Then travel by night with thy household, when a portion of the night (yet remains), and do thou bring up the rear: let no one amongst you look back, but pass on whither ye are ordered."

Tafsir

So travel with your family in a portion of the night and follow their rear, walk behind them; and let none of you turn round, lest he see the dreadful nature of that [punishment] which will be sent down on them, and go whither you are commanded', namely, [to] Syria.

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